How does the 2-1-1 call center work?

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The easy-to-dial 2-1-1 number is a free and confidential helpline that easily links people to the services they need. Available from 9am-5pm Monday through Saturday and 12pm-4pm Sunday, people can call about everything from basic needs like food, clothing and shelter to volunteer opportunities, legal services, drug treatment, employment support, childcare, eldercare and more.

2-1-1 Long Island is accessible by dialing 2-1-1 or 1-888-774-7633.